The University of Bolton has a formal responsibility for safeguarding children and adults at risk. To enable a safer culture for everyone associated with the University, it is important that you share in that responsibility. This tutorial aims to provide an opportunity for students to develop and enhance their existing knowledge by considering the complexities encompassing safeguarding children and adults at risk. You should then feel empowered to play an active role in the protection of those individuals, who are least able to, from harm and abuse. Complete the assessment to earn a LEAP Online digital badge.
The following section contains sensitive content, that might trigger unwelcome or distressing memories or thoughts. While individuals may respond differently to content, it is not always possible to anticipate, or alert users to, all potential triggers. If you find this topic challenging, you are free to stop at any stage. You should also be aware that the University of Bolton provide appropriate wellbeing support, including services provided by Life Lounge, who can be contacted at:
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If you are concerned about someone being drawn in to terrorism and you wish to talk to the Police please use 0800 789 321 or 101. Likewise, to report suspicious activity please contact 0800 789 321 or visit https://act.campaign.gov.uk
Equality Act (2010) https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents
The Children Act (1989) https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1989/41/contents
The Children Act (2004) https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2004/31/contents
Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/keeping-children-safe-in-education--2
The DfE revised Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage (2021) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/early-years-foundation-stage-framework--2
Working Together to Safeguard Children (2020) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-safeguard-children--2
The Care Act (2014) https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/23/contents/enacted
The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (2006) (SVGA 2006) https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2006/47/contents
Prevent Duty under the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act (2015) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prevent-duty-guidance
University of Bolton. Safeguarding Policy and Procedure (2022-23). [Online] Available from: https://www.bolton.ac.uk/assets/Student-Policy-Zone-2022-23/Student-Services/Safeguarding-Policy-and-Procedure-v-4-2022-23.pdf. [Accessed 7 March 2022].
This section maps to the following GAME (Graduate Attribute Matrix for Employability) attributes. For more information about GAME attributes visit the LEAP Online GAME section.
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